1 Day Japan Heritage Tour in Kiryu from Asakusa

Kiryu is known for its silk industry in old histories. Women lead their family by providing income to the house in Kiryu. They made their living by sericulturing, reeling and texturing.

You will meet your guide at Shinkiryu Station and first take a taxi to the traditional Japanese restaurant or French restaurant. After having lunch, the local guide will show you around the town and stop by the fabric factory where you can try cultural experiences such as texturing or dying. After the walking tour, visit “Hotokuji Temple” and try zen meditation and discover yourself in the quiet temple. Zen meditation may be unavailable in the high seasons because the temple is also known for its beautiful view. However, the temple allow visitors to gong the temple’s buddhist bell. This is a very rare experience that you can only do it here. The tour concludes at Shinkiryu Station. Round trip train tickets from Asakusa Station to Shinkiryu Station will be sent to your hotel in Tokyo.
* Duration: 9 hours
* Starts: Taito City, Japan
* Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours




Kiryu is known for its silk industry in old histories. Women lead their family by providing income to the house in Kiryu. They made their living by sericulturing, reeling and texturing.

You will meet your guide at Shinkiryu Station and first take a taxi to the traditional Japanese restaurant or French restaurant. After having lunch, the local guide will show you around the town and stop by the fabric factory where you can try cultural experiences such as texturing or dying. After the walking tour, visit “Hotokuji Temple” and try zen meditation and discover yourself in the quiet temple. Zen meditation may be unavailable in the high seasons because the temple is also known for its beautiful view. However, the temple allow visitors to gong the temple’s buddhist bell. This is a very rare experience that you can only do it here. The tour concludes at Shinkiryu Station. Round trip train tickets from Asakusa Station to Shinkiryu Station will be sent to your hotel in Tokyo.

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Stop At: Textile Museum Yukari, 4-2-24 Higashi, Kiryu 376-0034 Gunma Prefecture

Located in the prosperous textile town of Kiryu, the Textile Museum Yukari displays weaving tools. Visitors can see an actual working textile factory and even try their hand at indigo dyeing or hand weaving.

Duration: 1 hour